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US Navy Health Care Team

What is the Navy recruiting for? The U.S. Navy Health Care Team hires for all medical fields. Our focus at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center however is the Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP, for short), which pays full tuition, books, equipment, and all fees to optometry, dental and medical schools. In addition, the HPSP pays students a monthly $2,330.70 stipend. Please read on to find out more on the HPSP.

Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program

The Navy offers one of the most generous and comprehensive scholarships in the health care field with its HPSP. If you qualify, you could earn a full-tuition scholarship, plus a monthly allowance through the Navy's HPSP.

Scholarship Eligibility

To Qualify for this unique opportunity, you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher, and a minimum MCAT score of 500
  • Be applying to, enrolled in or have a letter of acceptance to an accredited graduate program in the Unites States or Puerto Rico. 
  • Meet eligibility criteria for appointment as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve.
  • Maintain full-time student status during the entire length of the program.


For More Information...

This may be one of the most important decisions of your life. Consider your options carefully. Please contact the Navy Medical Recruiting Team to discuss your plans for financing your medial education: 

US NAVY HPSP

Craig Ward
Chief Petty Officer, United States Navy
US Navy Medical Recruiting Center
1126 Slide Road, Suite 100
Lubbock, Texas 79416 
Phone: (806) 744 – 3922 Ext. 27
Cell: (408) 375 - 3018
Fax: (806) 744 - 0623
Email: craig.a.ward@navy.mil

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US NAVY HPSP

Craig Ward
Chief Petty Officer, United States Navy
US Navy Medical Recruiting Center
1126 Slide Road, Suite 100
Lubbock, Texas 79416 
Phone: (806) 744 – 3922 Ext. 27
Cell: (408) 375 - 3018
Fax: (806) 744 - 0623
Email: craig.a.ward@navy.mil